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CBS
Jul 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to come on eyewitness news. the largest spy swap since the cold war. the u.s. and russia could be trading prisoners. major developments in that russian spy ring tonight. >>> headed for the supreme court. a new development and protestors in the family of a fallen u.s. marine. >>> and here in baltimore for an opportunity to change her life forever. i'm weijia jiang at johns hopkins, with her story next on wjz eyewitness news. >>> and a live look outside. the heat and humidity are still on. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,, carmax is the smart choice because our specially trained technicians put every car we sell through a 125 point inspection. carmax is the smart choice because at carmax you get a free appraisal and your written offer to buy your car good for seven days. >>> the showdown between the westboro baptist church and a maryland marine moves one step closer to the u.s. supreme court. the church filed a brief this week, saying if actions are protected by the first amendment. >> the westborough baptist church filed this 75-page brief. attorney margie phelp
CBS
Jul 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
comes amid the worst oil spill in u.s. history. >> compared to last year the gas prices here are 12 cents higher, that's consistent with the national average. >> the good news is that the prices are not near the mark like they were back in 2008. and in our state 658,000 people are expected to travel. 92% will be driving. law enforcement officials are out in force. and they will ride the routes and state police droppers are targeting reckless and impaired drivers. >> it will affect driver's judgment, their reaction time, motor skills and memory. it is a national issue. >> reporter: the policy director joined maryland law enforcement launching a new campaign raising awareness of drugged driving. >> we're focusing making hundreds of arrests for this violation pgh . >> reporter: for those avoiding the roads, air travel will bounce back with a 9% increase. regardless of how you get to your destination... >> be focused. avoid distractions. >> if you are in baltimore city 50 tax service is available for those in bars and restaurants. it does not include private parties. write the number
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, caught in the u.s. hours earlier, the high stakes spy exchange unfolded in vienna, austria. two planes sat on the tarmac. the 10 were on one. four russians jailed for supplying information for the west were on board the other. including scientist igor sutiaga. those four headed to a military base in london. in an interview for face the nation, attorney general eric holder said the u.s. got a good deal. >> we essentially orchestrated a swap. so that we had access or got that for people who had been charged in russia with conducting intelligence activities on behalf of western countries. >> reporter: a u.s. official tells cbs news that the cia director personally worked out details with his russian counterpart. once they had an agreement, president obama himself okayed the deal. >> reporter: the 10 russian spies pleaded guilt to acting as unregistered agents as a foreign country. one of the few who operated under her real name was anna chapman. like the others, she'll have to start a new life in russia. >> i think she'll spend time with the family and make a decision about whether she wa
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
trial. >>> u.s. news and world report is out with the annual best hospital rankings. johns hopkins is tops again. hopkins has the top ranking for the 20th year in a row. hospital plays first in five specialties and ranked in the 11 ward categorys. good smair didn't hospital and union memorial also made the list. >>> in the health watch report, dick cheney is recovering from surgery after doctors installed a pump to help his heart work. >> reporter: this device known as an l mad is helping former vice president dick cheney's heart pump blood. it relieves pressure on the heart by rerouting blood headed for the left ventricle. >> one goes to the left ventricle or the muscle of the heart and the other in to the aorta, the artery taking blood away from the heart. this device is outside the patient. this is their battery powered part of the device, they are attached to this for the rest of their lives cheney who has had five heart attacksish issued a statement saying the operation went well and expected to resume usual activities. in the past the machines have been used temporarily to bu
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: he says some documents reveal cover-ups when u.s. or ally soldiers killed u.s. or afghan civilians. it is something pakistani leaders deny. >> the white house officials say most of the documents deal with things that occurred before president obama took office. they criticized the decision to release the documents. but also said much of what in them is not new. >> cbs news national security analyst juan zerati says most of the documents appear to be field reports and may not be fully accurate. but he agrees with the white house. publishing them gives the enemy new details. >> they'll learn from them. they'll try to pull out what they can from them. and i wouldn't be surprised if some people get killed as a result of this. >> reporter: the founder of wiki leaks says this is just the beginning. his team is reviewing another 15,000 war documents before releasing them. in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> tonight, the pentagon says the release of the documents does not appear to pose any dangers to the soldiers and seals. >>> the search continues for two america
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. please give yourselves a huge round of applause. >> reporter: last year, u.s. secretary of education, arne duncan made a trip exclusively to baltimore. >> we need to make a point and say, it doesn't matter about poverty, social challenge. our children can be successful. >> reporter: meanwhile, the principal, angela falls is reportedly staying on at abbotston. and some parents, like lorraine moore will, too. >> i don't have a problem with the school itself. but whoever messed with the scores, that's not fair. >> reporter: abbotston is the second city school that is under investigation for possible cheating. they found evidence of test tampering at that school in the spring. back to you, kai, on tv hill. >>> in a statement obtained by our media partner, the baltimore sun, the drop could possibly be portrayed to the two new teachers who aren't yet achieving passing grades. >>> a state worker has been fired for posting information, including social security numbers of nearly 3,000 department clients on a website. the worker, who has not been named, works for the maryland department of hu
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, a maryland lawmaker wants a similar law here. >> the toll of war. the deadliest month ever for u.s. forces in afghanistan. will it get worse? >>> ready for the weekend. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> deadly explosions in afghanistan has killed american soldiers. this is now the deadliest month since the war began in 2001. charlie d'agata reports. explaining that they are struggling. >> they struggle to control anger. the chaos broke out for what has become the deadliest month for the u.s. in afghanistan. the death toll has reached at least 66, with six more soldiers killed in roadside bombings in an attack by insurgents. that breaks the record set only last month, when 60 americans died. u.s. and nato commanders warn, casualties may climb as forces go on the offensive. pushing further into taliban territory. and taking the fight to the enemy. >> president obama has ordered up 30,000 more u.s. troops to afghanistan. to help turn the tide against taliban fighters. total troop levels are now nearing a peak of 150,000, as the ni
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
polanski back to the u.s., despite the sexual charges against him. >>> can you list some of the best places to live in america? you better include howard county on that. we'll tell you about a huge honor for the county coming up. >>> and tracking more storms across maryland. don't miss the updated first warning forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> fugitive director roman polanski will not be extradited to the united states over a case that dates back to 1977. swiss authorities made the announcement this morning. >> reporter: oscar winning director roman polanski is no longer under house arrest at his swiss chalet. the justice minister said mr. polanski is now a free man. the swiss government reect ject -- rejected the american request that polanski face charges for having sex with a 13-year-old girl 33 years ago. polanski's lawyer called the decision the right one. saying the extradition demand was based on lies and that polanski feels he has already been punished. polanski was 43 when he was accused of raping the girl, after allegedly giving her shament pain -- champagne and drugs at a
CBS
Jul 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
monday at age of 92, having served longer than any other senator in u.s. history. >>> the government estimates more than 140 million gallons of oil have leaked into the gulf of mexico. a live look at the spill right now. as sandra hughes reportings it is taking its toll on the seafood. >> bp's oil spill could be the largest ever in the gulf of mexico. according to the government's highest estimates, 140 million gallons have leaked from the blown out well. bp will likely be fined for every gallon. efforts to clean upper being hampered by alex. once the weather clears skimming boats would be back on the water. along the shore in orange beach, alabama, high surf washed in oil globs, the size of fries bit. algae cover. this is where atlantic blue fin tuna layer that eggs. they spawn in two places in the world -- the mediterranean and the gulf of mexico. >> when this goes hantsz it -- and it's going to go when this picks up oil, they will not survive. >> reporter: atlantic blue fin can dpre up to 1,000 pounds and it's expensive. one sold at auction for 100,000. because of the oil spill pr
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
from the japan maritime self-defense force. >> reporter: the ship arrives on the treaty between the u.s. and japan. >> showing this ship. and between japanese and the american. to make reservation ship maybe to navy. >> i think it's really neat that they've allowed us to come in. and my boys are really excited about it. it's been a fun day. >> reporter: this visit is part of a training exercise. designed to teach newly commissioned officers about the ship. and to stress the importance of maintaining relations between countries. >> this is really kind of a revolving maritime museum. you don't often see active navy here. so it's worth it to come see what the allies are putting forth. >> this will be here at the inner harbor until thursday morning. then it heads to heads heads to live in portugal. >> and you can tour that ship tomorrow, from noon until 2:00. and admission is the right price. it is free. >> that thing is huge. it's really amazing. >>> all right. looks a little more humid tomorrow. that's pretty warm. so may want to wear a hat down there. 85. 65% humidity right now. excuse m
CBS
Jul 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
for a walk today, the louisiana spca is sending dozens of dogs just like her, to shelters across the u.s. hoping to find her a home. the oil spill has left them filled to capacity. >> the spca says bree should be in a family with children 13 or older. and she should be the only dog in the home because she's a little territorial with her toys. aren't you, bree? but she's so playful. good girl. >> reporter: families in anne arundel county quickly started hearing about the animals animals from the gulf coast. and one by one, they have been adopted. >> they heard it. and they saw what we put on our website. the list of all of the dogs and pictures we had gotten from louisiana. and people just walked into adopt them. >>> and bree is still up for adoption at the spca of anne arundel county. to learn more about her and all of the other dogs and cats up for adoption there, go to our website, wjz.com. you'll find the links and the phone numbers that you need. vic, back to you. >> i'll bet she won't be there very long. >> i agree. >>> later tonight, we'll probably see some slumps. wimpeds southwes
CBS
Jul 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
that's a good career. >> 30 swimmers from the u.s. olympic swim team will participate in nationals in irvine, california, august 3rd through 7th. at meadowbrook, jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >>> michael phelps talks candidly about his training in a special interview. >> by the time jess was out there, the sun was back out. >> things are quieting down. the only place with really a few showers. lower eastern shore. and you folks around calvert and st. mary's and maybe charles county. that's about it. things have quieted down. they've canceled all of those advisories, except for the lower eastern shore. >>> take a look at the temps now. it's still kind of warm. west winds at 3. we have been picking up and drying things out. come back and take a look at that friday weekend and forecast after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> wow. this afternoon, i had to run for my bed. hearing this heavy rain come down. >> i know. >> that's a totally different picture right there. >> all clear to go have fun, right? out there. >> a lot quieter now. that's for sure. earlier, it was a pretty dange
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. bernstein worked for the u.s. attorney's office and has been in private practice since that time. >> back in the 2006 primary, jessamy won 76% of the vote against little-known challenger steven fogleman. >>> bad weather is hampering crews trying to get a new containment structure over the oil leak in the gulf of mexico. the weather is also halting the cleanup efforts. >> when the rain clears, cleanup crews hit the beach. teens are working between -- teams are working between downpours. but out at sea, it's another delay the gulf coast can't afford. high winds and waves are needed. with more storms in the forecast, bp says the new containment vessel next to the gushing well, won't get hooked up until later this week. >> reporter: this is an empty work station. when the weather gets rough, it brings cleanup to a halt. when it rains here, it's hard to is separate the tar balls from the sand. >> reporter: this isn't just pushing oil onto the sand. police pushed everyone off. officials say it's probably a world war ii, under water mine. reports of oil are now scattered across 550 miles of the
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of her let's let us move campaign. in the last 30 years rates in the u.s. have tripled and nearly 1 in 3 kids in america are overweight or obese. >> the whole campaign is about let's move. the truth is, you're supposed to be getting at least 60 minutes of active play every day. >> and she's getting some help from major league baseball. >> there's so many fun things we can all do to be healthier no matter who you are or where you are so let's move. >> today unveiling these publice announcements starring the first lady and one player from each teams star on tv, radio and ballpark. >> let's eat better so we have the energy we need to play an hour a day, every day. >> anyone can play. >> it's a message that hits home with center fielder adam jones that got one on one time with the first lady. >> it's important for everyone o get active and it begins at a young day and it's a big thing and i'm glad that she's taking part in major league baseball. >> best day of my life. >> star-struck kids said she tht them an important lesson. >> we should eat very healthy foods. it's good to exercise a
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the government started keeping records in the 1970s. thousands of people logged onto the u.s. joe lodge -- geological society's website. some from as far away as pennsylvania and virginia. >> i've never experienced an earthquake. to feel something shake a little bit. it's different. >> reporter: there could be more in store. earthquake experts warn smaller aftershocks could hit the area in the region. >>> and stay with wjz for complete coverage of the maryland earthquake. for updates, local reaction and additional video, go to our website, wjz.com. >>> the man accused of killing a prominent young baseball star from maryland is back today. prosecutors say andrew gallow killed los angeles pitcher nick adenhart. his blood alcohol was nearly three times the legal limit. today gallow's attorney argued his client couldn't receive a fair trial there, where the angels have a large fan base. but the judge rejected the request. he said it is possible to find a fair jury in orange county. adenhart grew up in silver springs, maryland. two of his friends also died in the accident. >>> towson comorn
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
by the u.s.d.a., got the call and another apology. are illegal immigrants raising the crime rate? some argue yes; others no. we'll give you the facts. and happy thursday-- or is it. tracking the mood of america tweet by tweet. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. a tropical storm has just formed in the caribbean and by saturday it could be churning through the site of the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico, disrupting the cleanup for days, eve
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of mexico, starting the worst oil spill in u.s. history. that massive leak was finally capped two weeks ago. and less and less oil is turning up on beach areas on the gulf. that means business areas are hoping this will turn around in tourism before the summer ends. >>> wildlife suffered the worst impact from the spill. but dedicated bird rescuers from our area are offering a life line. in tonight's environment report, jessica cartiala -- jessica kartalija reports on what she saw on her visit to the gull. -- the gulf. >> reporter: thousands of oil- soaked birds. >> so frightening for them. >> look at that bird. >> reporter: their only chance, human, determined to undo the damage. >> he didn't put up too much of a fight. >> tri-state bird rescue swooped in like a s.w.a.t. team. you're looking at workers from maryland and delaware, who left on a moment's notice to save wildlife drowning in oil from the bp spill. >> there's a lot of work to be done here. cindy maler is a court team member. she's been saving birds for nearly 10 years. it's upsetting. >> have you ever seen anything this disturbi
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
basketball camp. james has had discussions with the knicks, the bulls, and his current team. >>> the top u.s. scorer returned to the galaxy. sending a beauty into the net, goal galaxy assisted donovan. the usa team star immediate contributor. >>> and the nigerian soccer federation got the reprieve after a meeting with the nation's leader assuring him the soccer team will bring glory rather than embarrassment in the future. good luck living up to that promise. >>> day two of cycling's tour de france. a 135-mile, several crashes, about half of the riders were involved in wrecks at some point. that included lance armstrong who ended up with a bloody leg. france won today's race. there were so many crashes on slick roads, organized considered canceling today's race but it was completed. there was a lot of rain and oil on the road. they said if you were going downhill it was like ice, a lot of cuts and bruises to show for that. >> thanks, mark. we'll be right back. >>> do it yourself manufacturers right at your desk. >>> plus the story of the american dream is as inspiring as the very statute he
CBS
Jul 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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